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Barebones Japanese Nata Tool

Barebones Living have introduced another refined tool inspired by a traditional Japanese implement and constructed with heritage-quality materials. …

Stainless Steel

This Is One of the Most Affordable Mechanical Chronographs You Can Buy

Baltic is a French indie brand with a focus on making simple, vintage-inspired watch designs at reasonably attainable prices, and their latest …

Chronographs

The Seventy2 Survival System – A Bug Out Bag For The 21st Century

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Bags<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>The Seventy2 Survival System was designed with one very specific task in mind – keeping you …

Survivalism

The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

Survivalism

‘My Data Request’ lists guides to get data about you

GDPR is right around the corner, so it’s time to prepare your personal data requests. If you live in the European Union, tech companies have to comply with personal data requests after May 25th. And there’s a handy website that helps you do just that.<p>My Data Request lists dozens of tech companies …

Personal Data

427 Genius Ways To Make Everything You Own Look More Expensive

As my mother always said: "Fake it 'til you make it."

Amabilis Dave Jr Duffel

Now available in military green, the popular Dave Jr Duffel by Amabilis is a carry all bag that’s built tough, made to last, and able to withstand …

This Is The Absolute Best Gray Paint Color, According To Our Decorating Editor

The last few years—decades really—have brought a lot of gray. (And white and beige and off white and cream and well, you get it.) Neutrals are …

The Best Fixed-Blade Knives, According to You

This week, we scanned Amazon’s bestseller list for the highest-rated fixed-blade knives, then pulled the best, most authoritative reviews for each.<p>SE Outdoor Tanto ($10)<p>“I keep this knife in my pack because it doesn’t take up too much space. The fire starter throws good sparks and can easily be …

Camping

20 Too-True Fitness Memes to Help You Crush Your Preweekend Workout

Many people say Mondays are the hardest day to get back into a fitness groove after partying the weekend away. But Friday can be just as tough, especially if you're trying to get your workout done so you can fully enjoy the weekend without thinking about making it up later. If you often work to get …

Exercise

Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

Verified accounts turning themselves into bots, millions of fake likes and comments, a dirty world of engagement trading inside Telegram groups. Welcome to the secret underbelly of Instagram.<p>In late February, an Instagram account called Viral Hippo posted a photo of a black square. There was …

How to equip your car for emergencies

Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using your car's trunk as a free storage unit, clear out the junk and …

How to Marinate Chicken Right, Plus Amazing Marinade Recipes

When you marinate chicken, the meat is your blank canvas; the marinade, your palette with which you paint on the deliciousness. And there are so many …

Cooking

10 Pairs of Pants Guaranteed to Make Your Butt Look Better

A good butt depends on three things: DNA, hard work at the gym, and wearing the right pants. And while you can’t change what you were born with, and …

A short answer for Second Amendment cranks

When you see someone posting nonsense about the Second Amendment, please feel free to use the following text as a stock response: The rights in the …

Here are the top 10 reasons I don't believe in God

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless<i>by Greta Christina. The book is available</i> …

Faith

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from</i> …

Shopping

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

The Best Jeans Under $100 Are Available at a Shopping Mall Near You

Your next go-to jeans won’t be hard to track down, nor will they break the bank. GQ's Best Stuff presents eight incredibly rad, impossibly cheap pairs, most of which you can pick up at your local mall.<p>For a few years there, trying to buy denim felt a lot like getting into fancy wines. Point of …

Clothing

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

I Just Discovered the Most Perfect Dining Room Chairs — and They're Less Than $28 on Amazon

I recently moved into my first "adult" rental, and by that I just mean my husband and I are finally living in a place that has over 550 square feet. Enough room to, say, have people sit down at a table if we wanted them to. Which is what brought me to my current discovery.<p>My new place has a dining …

Dining Rooms

The Gun Loophole Congress Isn't Talking About Put 4,170 Guns In Wrong Hands in 2016

In 2016, 4,170 guns were sold to people with criminal records, mental illnesses and other circumstances which should have prevented them from being …

REVIEW: ‘Black Panther’ Is Terrible, But It Gets One Thing Right

<b>Spoilers, sort of, but who cares?</b><p>An hour and a half into my screening of <i>Black Panther</i>, the power went out in the movie theater. I have never been …

Black Panther

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone’s camera you never knew until now

It’s hard to believe but many people, including myself, hardly use a smartphone to make phone calls anymore. By the way, in case you still do and …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Use This Form to Create a Resume That Will Wow Employers

Guide to Create Your Own Resume<p>A Resume Can Be The Gateway to a First Interview<p>Updated January 22, 2018<p>When you are fresh out of school and looking …

20 IKEA Hacks You’ll See Everywhere in 2018

IKEA

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

This Chart Blows Up the Myth of the Welfare Queen

The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows us the frugal reality of life on the social safety net.<p>Here's a useful graph to keep handy for the next time Fox News airs a report about food stamp users buying lobster with their benefits.<p>This month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics compared yearly spending …

5Min Business Plan app review: create a simple one-page business plan in five minutes

Introduction<p>5Min Business Plan by Mission HQ Pty. Ltd. is an app that will help budding entrepreneurs to create a simple, one-page business plan. The …